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Viva Wyndham Maya

Island / Destination

Island: Destination

Address Location

Country
Mexico
Address
Paseo Xaman-ha, lote hotelero No. 5

Accommodations

No. of Rooms
400
Minimum stay
1 Night
Children under this age stay free.
0
Diving
Yes, Dive Resort/Dive Operator
Dive Operation Description
We love diving, so each of our eight beach resorts comes with a Padi 5 Stars Dive Center and an array of unique and diverse scuba sites. Not certified? Not a problem. See the dive center for one, two and three-day courses. Once you are certified, however, a whole new world will open up; the Bayahibe Coral Reef for example, or Catlina Island in the Dominican Republic. Or Moray Manor, Papa Doc Wreck and Edge of The Ledge on Grand Bahama. How about the world-famous (we kid you not) Palancar Reef In Mexico as well as Cozumel island and the fresh-water cenotes? Curious yet? Oh, and for novices, introductory lessons in the pool are part of the all-inclusive. So don't hold your breath''cause we'll give you a tank.
Hotel Amenities Description
Viva Maya houses 400 rooms, each featuring colonial-inspired decorative accents. Room categories include superior and superior ocean rooms.- Superior Room- Two queen size beds- Air conditioned- Bathroom with tub and shower- Color satellite TV- Telephone- Balcony or terrace- Hair dryer- Safe deposit box**Handicapped rooms with one queen size bed and adjoining rooms available. Cribs available upon request. Maximum occupancy is 4 adults.
Hotel Activities Description
At Viva Maya, we want our guests to return home with memories of the vacation of a lifetime ! We do our best to make sure that all of our guests enjoy themselves from day one of their stay.While beach-lounging is a popular daytime diversion among Viva Maya guests, the resort's all-inclusive vacation package features an extensive array of complimentary land and non-motorized watersports. For added convenience, most activities are offered with free, professional group instruction.We invite guests to discover and explore the tropical underwater world that surrounds each Viva Property. From deep-sea to shallow explorations, guests can take in scenic views if multi-colored tropical fish, fascinating coral and other underwater treasures. All of our resorts are located adjacent to some of the world's most pristine diving areas.For beginners, there is no better way to take the first plunge. Certified divers will also be enthralled by the diversity of dives available to each Resort.All the Viva Diving Centers are Padi 5 Stars Gold Palm Resort Center.This is the best way to spend your vacation in one of the Viva Resort's with your family, leaving your children happy with our efficient Animation Staff, while you dive in Viva Diving.Viva Resorts is the perfect choice for the active vacationer. While beach-lounging is a popular daytime diversion among guests, our all-inclusive vacation package features an extensive array of complimentary land and water sports guaranteed to please the most energetic guests.Our all inclusive sports package features:- Tennis- Archery- Bicycling- Dance Classes- Fitness Center(with gym trainer)- Aerobics and Stretching Classes- Mini-soccer- Bocce Ball- Beach VolleyballFor those guests who prefer cooling off in the clear blue waters, our resorts offer a selection of challenging non-motorized water sports as well.- Windsurfing*- Kayaking*- Sailing*- Snorkeling*- Introductory dive lessons **- Water polo*- Water aerobics*- *For added convenience, most activities are offered with free, professional group instruction.- ** Available at all resorts except Viva Vallarta.Sports available at extra charge:- Viva Diving(PADI or SSI certified courses),- water-skiing- banana boat rides- fishing- horseback riding and a complete program of water and land excursions.

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The luxurious Club Viva Maya is located near Playa del Carmen, Mexico at the Playacar complex, 1.3 miles from the town of Playa del Carmen. Club Viva Maya is an all-inclusive resort located directly on 600 feet of dazzling white sand and is surrounded by beautiful green gardens. Viva Maya is situated on smooth Playacar Beach in the Riviera Maya along Mexico's Caribbean coast. Located 40 minutes from Canc'n, the Riviera Maya is the gateway to a fascinating voyage through ancient ruins and culture that still thrives today.

Guests can 'ruin' an afternoon by visiting several major Mayan archaeological sites - Chichen Itza, Tulum, Xel H' and Cob'.

Chichen Itza is a domed observatory famous for its accurate modern astronomical information. The entire complex serves as a giant calendar or cosmic clock so to speak. Other intriguing sites include the Temple of the Thousand Columns and the fantastic Pyramid of Kukulcan.

Tulum and Xel H' offer the ideal combination for a one-day tour. Tulum, the only archaeological Mayan ruin located by the sea, provides travellers with insight into a magical ancient world. A tour of Xel H' offers a versatile experience rich in activities and encounters. By combining both attractions into one full-day tour, visitors will be able to enjoy two of Mexico's rich historical sites in one single day.

Cob' is a fascinating example of ancient Mayan civilization. An experienced archaeological guide leads visitors to Cob' through the ruins and is on-hand to answer questions regarding the site's nature and history.

Xcaret is another popular attraction for Viva's guests to see. Xcaret is considered nature's sacred paradise because for more than ten centuries it was one of the most important Mayan ceremonial centers and seaports.

Today, Xcaret is an incredible eco-archaeological park where visitors can spend an entire day exploring its sites. When the sun sets and the day's activities have quieted down, Xcaret turns into a fairytale site that only the descendants of Maya have known about for the past 1,000 years.

Although not included in the all-inclusive rates, off-property outings are encouraged, and can be easily arranged at either property's tour desk.

If you would like additional information about any of these attractions in advance of your trip, please feel free to contact our reservations department.

Viva Maya houses 400 rooms, each featuring colonial-inspired decorative accents. Room categories include superior and superior ocean rooms.- Superior Room- Two queen size beds- Air conditioned- Bathroom with tub and shower- Color satellite TV- Telephone- Balcony or terrace- Hair dryer- Safe deposit box**Handicapped rooms with one queen size bed and adjoining rooms available. Cribs available upon request. Maximum occupancy is 4 adults.
At Viva Maya, we want our guests to return home with memories of the vacation of a lifetime ! We do our best to make sure that all of our guests enjoy themselves from day one of their stay.While beach-lounging is a popular daytime diversion among Viva Maya guests, the resort's all-inclusive vacation package features an extensive array of complimentary land and non-motorized watersports. For added convenience, most activities are offered with free, professional group instruction.We invite guests to discover and explore the tropical underwater world that surrounds each Viva Property. From deep-sea to shallow explorations, guests can take in scenic views if multi-colored tropical fish, fascinating coral and other underwater treasures. All of our resorts are located adjacent to some of the world's most pristine diving areas.For beginners, there is no better way to take the first plunge. Certified divers will also be enthralled by the diversity of dives available to each Resort.All the Viva Diving Centers are Padi 5 Stars Gold Palm Resort Center.This is the best way to spend your vacation in one of the Viva Resort's with your family, leaving your children happy with our efficient Animation Staff, while you dive in Viva Diving.Viva Resorts is the perfect choice for the active vacationer. While beach-lounging is a popular daytime diversion among guests, our all-inclusive vacation package features an extensive array of complimentary land and water sports guaranteed to please the most energetic guests.Our all inclusive sports package features:- Tennis- Archery- Bicycling- Dance Classes- Fitness Center(with gym trainer)- Aerobics and Stretching Classes- Mini-soccer- Bocce Ball- Beach VolleyballFor those guests who prefer cooling off in the clear blue waters, our resorts offer a selection of challenging non-motorized water sports as well.- Windsurfing*- Kayaking*- Sailing*- Snorkeling*- Introductory dive lessons **- Water polo*- Water aerobics*- *For added convenience, most activities are offered with free, professional group instruction.- ** Available at all resorts except Viva Vallarta.Sports available at extra charge:- Viva Diving(PADI or SSI certified courses),- water-skiing- banana boat rides- fishing- horseback riding and a complete program of water and land excursions.
We love diving, so each of our eight beach resorts comes with a Padi 5 Stars Dive Center and an array of unique and diverse scuba sites. Not certified? Not a problem. See the dive center for one, two and three-day courses. Once you are certified, however, a whole new world will open up; the Bayahibe Coral Reef for example, or Catlina Island in the Dominican Republic. Or Moray Manor, Papa Doc Wreck and Edge of The Ledge on Grand Bahama. How about the world-famous (we kid you not) Palancar Reef In Mexico as well as Cozumel island and the fresh-water cenotes? Curious yet? Oh, and for novices, introductory lessons in the pool are part of the all-inclusive. So don't hold your breath''cause we'll give you a tank.

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Overall rating 
 
2.6
Customer Service 
 
3.0  (2)
Location 
 
3.0  (2)
Value for Price 
 
2.3  (2)
Quality of Beaches & Pools 
 
2.5  (2)
Cleanliness of Property 
 
4.8  (2)
Room Comfort 
 
1.8  (2)
Courtesy & Hospitality of Staff 
 
3.0  (2)
Quality of Property 
 
1.8  (2)
Food/Dining Experience 
 
1.3  (2)
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Overall rating 
 
4.0
Customer Service 
 
5.0
Location 
 
5.0
Value for Price 
 
4.0
Quality of Beaches & Pools 
 
4.0
Cleanliness of Property 
 
4.5
Room Comfort 
 
3.0
Courtesy & Hospitality of Staff 
 
5.0
Quality of Property 
 
3.0
Food/Dining Experience 
 
2.0

The Staffers Make This a Great Place for Families

Pluses:
Loads of things to do and lots of activities for kids of all ages. We brought our kids (age range 7-17) all had a great time and were worn out by the end of the day.

The employees of this property get an (Note from editor: We lost part of the review upon submission.)

Travel Details

Date of stay
April 03, 2013
Where are you from (city, state)?
Denver, CO

Hotel Review Questions

Would you stay here again or recommend this to friends?
Yes
In your opinion, how would you classify the "style" of this property?
Your Star Rating
3 Star Hotel
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Overall rating 
 
1.2
Customer Service 
 
1.0
Location 
 
1.0
Value for Price 
 
0.5
Quality of Beaches & Pools 
 
1.0
Cleanliness of Property 
 
5.0
Room Comfort 
 
0.5
Courtesy & Hospitality of Staff 
 
1.0
Quality of Property 
 
0.5
Food/Dining Experience 
 
0.5

Horrible Hotel

The Viva Wyndham Maya was one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed at. It was suppose to be an all inclusive hotel with three restaurants that you could eat at, when my family and I went to make reservations on the second day all three restaurants were booked for the entire week. So we were stuck eating at the buffet for every meal like many other families. The service at the buffets was one of the good things about the resort they were fast, helpful and polite. The front desk on the other hand was not so helpful. Our refrigerator was broken when we called for a replacement it took three phone calls and a trip to the front desk to finally get one. Our iron was also broken but when we called for a new one it came right up. The room was not what we expected. The room had no where to sit no chair or desk and there was no bureau which meant living out of a suit case for a week which was not enjoyable. The television had twenty channels and five were in English they had static lines. The staff was very friendly but barley anyone spoke English the front desk and a few staff members were the only ones who spoke English so it was very hard when we needed something. The weather was amazing and the ocean was nice, but the beach had gigantic sand bags which made it impossible to swim there was only designated areas where you could swim. Overall the people in Mexico are very friendly and they do there best to help you but the Viva Wyndham Maya is not the next vacation for you unless you want to waste you money on an outdated hotel.

Travel Details

Date of stay
February 23, 2008
Where are you from (city, state)?
Rhode Island

Hotel Review Questions

Would you stay here again or recommend this to friends?
No
Your Star Rating
1 Star Hotel
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a week at viva maya

On the good side, we found the hotel and property very clean and orderly. Both the hotel staff and the people of the nearby city were always pleasant and helpful. The beach, although small, is very beautiful.

On the down side, the food was consistantly of poor quality and often dishes were offered with no indications of what they were. Every single day there were not enogh plates or glasses for all to have and we had to wait while dirty ones were washed. This is not 4-star service.

The hotel also has a large number of commission-based sales people endlessly bothering everyone day after day to purchase a time share deal. They just couldn't accept no and this is our biggest reason to not recommend the place. After the first two days of being hounded, we knew we'd never return.

Travel Details

Date of stay
December 23, 2006
Where are you from (city, state)?
cape cod, mass

Hotel Review Questions

Would you stay here again or recommend this to friends?
No
In your opinion, how would you classify the "style" of this property?
Your Star Rating
2 Star Hotel
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Lat: 20.629559, Lon: -87.073885

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